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3 weeks ago
“Getting old”
Jun 24, 2018
“A historical site of Abu Dhabi but not much to see”
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Al Maqta Bridge, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Al Maqtaa Fort is an old fort. It used to be an old connecting points between two islands. Nothing much to explore.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sumitkumar_13
Reviewed July 3, 2018

It's oldest place in Abu Dhabi and umal nar it's only connection from island to main land still small fort watching point about movement of abudhabi island entry. They keep maintained in look good shape ...

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank pkranpl38
Reviewed June 24, 2018

The Fort reflects a lot of tradition of Abu Dhabi and it is nice place to visit however there is not much to see. You can barely spend more than 20 min here. Worth stopping but do not plan long time there.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank MrVisittheworld
Reviewed February 13, 2018

This is one of the rare historical buildings in Abu Dhabi. It's just a small old brick tower. You will see it when passing the Al Maqtaa Bridge. Anyway you can't stop on the road. So you will just get a little glance on it.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank CactusCompetence
Reviewed December 27, 2017

Al Maqta Fort is one of the first trading places in history of Abu Dhabi. Al Maqta Fort location was very important in earlier years in UAE because it was bridge of trading and place where they can cross the 2 islands. It is really...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

In a place where everything seems shiny and bright and new, nice to see a remnant of the past, albeit rather small and seemingly insignificant. Can easily take a peek along your travels; not needing a prolonged visit.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank PlatinumHoney
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

The 200-year old Al Maqtaa Fort is one of the most enigmatic old sights and the old guardian of the city! At the time it was built, Abu Dhabi was little more than a small fishing and trading port, and the isolated fort was used...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank puhap
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

It's a very beautiful historical place for those who interest in the history but not attractive for youngers

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank MMKhan2
Reviewed September 30, 2017

The museum itself is still closed so not much to do here. You can pass by in the car for 10 minutes and have a look at the view only. It is actually pretty easy to get to.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank LondonXYZ1973
Reviewed June 14, 2017

Place for Pass By Look, Nostalgic place for old people lived here. Was Entry Check point while coming from Dubai.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Siraj K
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